Friday, January 1, 2010

Family | Proteaceae

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The Proteaceae family includes many genera. Best known Internationally, would be the Macadama nut tree.
Below is the Australian native, Grevillea


They are good bird-attracting plants, honeyeaters in particular are common visitors. They are also used as food plants by the larvae of some Lepidoptera species including the dryandra moth and the Pieris rapae (small white). 






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